We found 5 general surgeons who accept United Healthcare Compass HMO near Pottstown, PA.

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Dr. Robert Carey Fried, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery
1569 Medical Drive; Suite 203
Pottstown, PA
 

Dr. Robert Fried specializes in general surgery, vascular surgery, and colon & rectal surgery. His areas of expertise include breast cancer surgery, colectomy (colon resection), and crohn's disease. Dr. Fried's professional affiliations include Phoenixville Hospital and Paoli Hospital. He takes Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Fried welcomes new patients. He obtained his medical school training at Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine and performed his residency at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He has received the following distinction: Philadelphia Super Doctors.

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Clinical interests: Thyroid Surgery, Colon Polyps, Cyst, Breast Surgery, Ulcerative Colitis, Colectomy, Hiatal Hernia, ... (Read more)

Dr. Alon Samuel Aharon, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, General Surgery
1569 Medical Drive; Suite 203
Pottstown, PA
 

Dr. Alon Aharon is a physician who specializes in cardiac surgery and general surgery. Dr. Aharon is affiliated with Main Line Health. He is in-network for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, as well as other insurance carriers. He is closed to new patients at this time. Dr. Aharon is a graduate of Tulane University School of Medicine. His residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Dr. Aharon (or staff) speaks the following languages: Mandarin, Hebrew, and Arabic.

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Clinical interests: Aortic Disease, Coronary Artery Disease

Dr. Vincent Mathew Digiovanni, DO
Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery
1569 Medical Drive; Suite 203
Pottstown, PA
 

Dr. Vincent Digiovanni's medical specialty is general surgery and vascular surgery. Dr. Digiovanni is a graduate of Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) for his residency. In his practice, Dr. Digiovanni focuses on carotid endarterectomy, varicose veins, and peripheral vascular disease. Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Digiovanni honors. He is affiliated with Riddle Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Digiovanni's office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Varicose Veins, Carotid Endarterectomy, Venous Disease, Peripheral Artery Disease, Peripheral ... (Read more)

Dr. Robert James Meisner, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery
1569 Medical Drive; Suite 203
Pottstown, PA
 

Dr. Robert Meisner is a general surgeon and vascular surgeon. Dr. Meisner is especially interested in carotid endarterectomy, varicose veins, and end-stage renal disease (ESRD). He is affiliated with Lankenau Medical Center. He accepts United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Meisner is accepting new patients. He studied medicine at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. His residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Stony Brook University Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Varicose Veins, Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, Aortic Disease, Carotid Endarterectomy, Surgical ... (Read more)

Dr. Scot David Paris, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery
1329 East High Street
Pottstown, PA
 

Dr. Scot Paris' medical specialty is general surgery and colon & rectal surgery. He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Paris is an in-network provider for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and a graduate of Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital's residency program. He is professionally affiliated with Phoenixville Hospital.

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What is General Surgery?

A general surgeon is a specialist who performs many different kinds of operations, with a focus on those located in the chest and abdomen. General surgeons have specific knowledge about anatomy, surgical techniques, and wound care that allows them to excel at a wide variety of procedures.

While a general surgeon can perform many different kinds of operations, there are a few types that are most common in general surgery. They include:
  • Mastectomies and breast cancer removal
  • Laparoscopic abdominal surgery, including hernia repairs and weight loss surgery
  • Colorectal surgery to treat conditions such as intestinal polyps or Crohn’s disease
  • Abdominal transplants, such as kidney transplants or liver transplants
  • Emergency surgery, performing all different kinds of needed surgery in an emergency department

A general surgery residency requires the doctor to have direct experience in ten widely different areas, including abdominal procedures, pediatric surgery, removing cancer, and repairing trauma. General surgeons have the ability to examine patients, perform biopsies, and plan care. They can prescribe antibiotics and pain medication and manage complications. They are operation experts, from diagnosis through recovery.